Edgar Wallace

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(Richard Horatio) Edgar Wallace
BirthplaceGreenwich, London
Crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright
Known for Writer of King Kong

Wallace, Edgar

(Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace), 1875–1932, English novelist and playwright, b. Greenwich. He was the author of more than 150 detective and adventure novels, of which as many as 5 million were sold in a year. The Terror (1930), which is typical of his work, still ranks high as a thriller. He wrote several plays and the scenarios for such films as King Kong (1933).
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In September, 1931, Edgar Wallace was back in Birmingham opening the Birmingham Liberal Association's bazaar and fancy fair at the Town Hall and in lively form.
Mr Clark, who became friends with the author's daughter, Penny, and runs the Edgar Wallace society, said he first thought about writing a biography 20 years ago.
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I wonder where today's equivalent of Edgar Wallace can be found.
Edgar Wallace was a great crime novelist, but this play does not put him in the same league as Agatha Christie.
His mock-Cockney delivery of the comic verse Dreaming of Thee, based on an Edgar Wallace poem, made him a household name.
Cooper and Edgar Wallace, which became the classic 1933 RKO Radio Pictures film, directed by adventurers Cooper and Ernest B.
Let's assume you have 25 Edgar Wallace films in your library.
Because Edgar Wallace wrote the tale touted as "the strangest story ever conceived by man - the greatest film the world will ever see".
Among the authors he'd find Edgar Wallace with Bosambo of the River, and Admiral Evans of Antarctic fame; and there were stories by famous footballers and cricketers, war heroes and explorers, sporting gods then, forgotten now.
Nat Gould is one of the three most famous and popular authors of racing fiction, along with Edgar Wallace and Dick Francis, but his books are full of Victorian sentimentality and have dated badly.
For this was the era of Bulldog Drummond and the prolific Edgar Wallace (whose character The Mixer might have inspired the Saint).